Flag

Object Number: 
1933.54
Date: 
1812-1814
Medium: 
Wool, linen
Dimensions: 
Overall: 33 x 69 1/2 in. ( 83.8 x 176.5 cm )
Description: 
Wool U.S. flag with thirteen white stars in the blue canton (two rows of four stars divided by one row of five); thirteen red and white stripes; linen hoist with nine holes with embroidering around them along the hoist.
Gallery Label: 
This flag was carried by Major William Mott (1774-1848) of Hempstead, Long Island to Fort Greene, Brooklyn, 1814, during the War of 1812. The donor was the grandson of Major Mott.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mr. Charles H. Mott
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group